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Washingtonton's Top Ten Highest Paid CEO's

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WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)--They oversee media companies, homebuilding, healthcare corporations, banking institutions, hospitality industries, defense contractors, just to name a few; and, according to the Washington Business Journal they are the 50 highest paid CEOs in the Washington area.

Tops on this year's WBJ list is Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav.  The publication says Zaslav's total compensation in 2010 was $42.59 million.

 

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Total compensation includes base salary, bonuses and other compensation.

Here are the other 9 top paid CEO's on the Washington Business Journal's list:

 

#2:  Paul Saville
        NVR Inc.
        Reston, Virginia
        $30.88 million

 

#3:  Wesley G. Bush
        Northrop Grumman Corp.
        Falls Church, Virginia
        $22.85 million

 

#4:  Robert J. Stevens
        Lockheed Martin Corp.
        Bethesda, Maryland
        $21.90 million

 

#5:  Martine A. Rothblatt
        United Therapeutics Corp.
        Silver Spring, Maryland
        $17.62 million

 

#6:  H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.
        Danaher Corp.
        Washington, DC
        $17.03 million

 

#7:  Michael W. Laphen
        Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC)
        Falls Church, Virginia
        $15.53 million

 

#8:  Richard D. Fairbank
        Capital One Financial Corp.
        McLean, Virginia
        $14.86 million

 

#9:  Jay L. Johnson
        General Dynamics Corp.
        Falls Church, Virginia
        $13.75 million

 

#10: Allen F. Wise
        Coventry Health Care
        Bethesda, Maryland
        $13.65 million

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